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  • State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles

     State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles
    Unless it's overturned on appeal, the Los Angeles Superior Court's June decision in Vergara vs. California making it much easier to fire teachers will hurt students if lawmakers, unions and other state education leaders don't move beyond its limited focus...
  • Robert Hart, Former Canton School Board Chairman, Dies At 92

    CANTON — Robert Delos Hart, who spent most of his life in town and served as chairman of the board of education, died Aug. 24. He was 92. Hart was born in Winsted in 1922 and spent the first decade of his life in Barkhamsted Hollow on a 300-acre...
  • Hinsdale District 86 removes top teacher contract negotiators

    Hinsdale District 86 removes top teacher contract negotiators
    After four hours of raucous, sometimes disparaging comments and pleading from the community to avoid a strike, the Hinsdale Township High School Board replaced two negotiators who've been working on behalf of the district to resolve a contract with...
  • New program teaches students to think critically

    New program teaches students to think critically
    Many Florida students have mastered the art of answering questions on standardized exams. But can they write a lengthy research paper? Can they engage in a debate? Are they open to new perspectives and points of view? A new series of courses offered...
  • Apodaca: Teachers walk a blurry line in sharing opinions

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher has reportedly sued the Newport-Mesa Unified School District, alleging that administrators retaliated against her because she raised objections to cat dissections in science classes. While this case...
  • Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season

    Community theater offers a diverse lineup of plays and musicals this season
    Each season, thousands of theater-goers come out and support the hundreds of actors, musicians and those behind the scene who make possible community theater in our area. Many of these amateur performers work all day and rehearse all evening to bring...
  • Awards, honors for Lehigh Valley residents

    The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants recently awarded an annual $2,000 scholarship to Morgan L. Stewart of Whitehall. Stewart is a student member of the PICPA, the Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business,...
  • Foreign language push features new state credential

    Foreign language push features new state credential
    Students taking an advanced Spanish class at Lincoln-Way North High school were discussing — without using a word of English — films and literature, including the dark tale, "Chac Mool," by the late Mexican writer Carlos Fuentes. Several...
  • Schools plan more magnet programs

    Schools plan more magnet programs
    A performing arts magnet program in east Orange County, a high school world languages magnet and a zoneless school for gifted students are among Orange County school board members' priorities. And each inched closer to reality Tuesday night. The board...
  • Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot

    Survey: More Highland Park, Deerfield high school seniors smoking pot
    On the bright side, District 113 seniors and sophomores are reporting doing less cigarette smoking and using alcohol less compared to two years ago, according to new data from the Illinois Youth Survey. But the survey also shows a significant number...
  • Northampton's Carter Test wins District 11 golf title in playoff

    Northampton's Carter Test wins District 11 golf title in playoff
    The key in playoffs, Carter Test said, is not allowing the moment to overwhelm him. Initially, though, that's what happened at the District 11 golf championships. "I tried not to let the pressure get the best of me, but it kind of did," the...